Title: The Tribute Money; Artist: James Tissot (1836-1902); Scripture: Matthew 22:15-22
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The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost — Holy Eucharist (Said in the Muriel Moore Chapel)

We will gather for a celebration of the Holy Eucharist at 9 am in the Muriel Moore chapel on Sunday with Guest Preacher the Reverend Patrick Cheng. Father Cheng will lead a forum discussion following the 11 am service and coffee hour. He currently serves as the Visiting Professor of Anglican Studies at Union Theological Seminary and as an associate priest at the Church of the Transfiguration. He is also the Senior Vice President of Business Compliance at the Church Pension Group, and is the author of three books on queer theology, including Radical Love: An Introduction to Queer Theology. He holds a Ph.D. in systematic theology from Union Theological Seminary, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a B.A. from Yale College. For more information about him, please see www.patrickcheng.net.

All are welcome as we gather together at 9:00 am in our beloved church.
Holy Eucharist (Said in the Muriel Moore Chapel) with Guest Preacher Father Patrick Cheng
Lesson: Exodus 33:12-33
Psalm: 99
Epistle: 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Gospel: Matthew 22:15-22

Title: Tribute Money; Artist: Masaccio, 1401-1428; Scripture: Matthew 22:15-22, Matthew 17:22-27

Title: Tribute Money; Date: 1424-1428; Artist: Masaccio, 1401-1428; Building: Brancacci Chapel; Object/Function: Fresco; City/Town: Florence; Country: Italy; Scripture: Matthew 22:15-22, Matthew 17:22-27. Notes: Masaccio was an Italian Renaissance painter from Florence. He is well-known for his ability to recreate lifelike subjects, convey movement, imitate nature, and give his works a sense of three-dimensionality. Widely considered one of Masaccio’s best pieces, Tribute Money is a fresco located in the Brancacci Chapel of the basilica of Santa Maria del Carmine in Florence. This is the central scene of a series of three scenes in the fresco. A tax collector approaches Jesus and the disciples demanding tribute. Jesus and Peter both point to the left-hand portion of the painting (not shown). Jesus and the disciples all wear pastel colors while the tax collector wears a striking vermillion. The viewer’s focus is drawn to Jesus, whose face is more resigned, which stands in contrast to Peter’s angry expression. A short essay on the artistic and spiritual meaning of this artwork is available from The Visual Commentary on Scripture, https://thevcs.org/tribute-money/space-and-time?first=6601. This image represents an interpretation of the Revised Common Lectionary Readings for Year A — Season after Pentecost — Proper 24 (29).

 

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